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Shares of Coca-Cola Co. rose 1.6% in premarket trading Tuesday, after the beverage giant reported first-quarter profit and revenue that beat expectations, as pantry loading earlier in the quarter helped offset substantial declines in its away-from-home channels given the COVID-19 pandemic. Net income rose to $2.78 billion, or 64 cents a share, from $1.68 billion, or 39 cents a share, in the year-ago period. Excluding non-recurring items, adjusted earnings per share came to 51 cents, above the FactSet consensus of 44 cents. Revenue fell 1% to $8.60 billion but topped the FactSet consensus of $8.30 billion. Unit case growth volume grew 3% through the end of February, but ended up down 1% for the quarter as with “solid” growth in North America more than offset by weakness in Asia/Pacific. Sparking drinks case volume fell 2%; water, enhanced water and
Basic concepts everyone needs to know, from compound interest to the stock market.
Why index investing makes sense…
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When you use multiple brokerage companies to buy stocks in different companies, it’s hard to keep track of your portfolio, capital gains and dividend income. Luckily, Google Finance has an easy to use online portfolio tracker where you can gather all your stock holdings and see your performance over time, track commissions and dividends.
Create a New Stock Portfolio
You’ll need a Google Account to use the Google Finance portfolio tracking, but chances are you already have one. After logging into your Google Account, head over to Google Finance Portfolios and hit the “Create new Portfolio” button on the top right:
If you’d like to track your holdings in a single portfolio, choose a generic name, like “My Stocks” or “My Portfolio”. If you’d rather track your stock holdings with different brokerage firms in different portfolios, you can create multiple portfolios with Google, and
Calculated as the ratio of quarterly nominal GDP
to the quarterly average of M2 money stock.
The velocity of money is the frequency at which one unit of currency is used to purchase domestically- produced goods and services within a given time period. In other words, it is the number of times one dollar is spent to buy goods and services per unit of time. If the velocity of money is increasing, then more transactions are occurring between individuals in an economy.
The frequency of currency exchange can be used to determine the velocity of a given component of the money supply, providing some insight into whether consumers and businesses are saving or spending their money. There are several components of the money supply,: M1, M2, and MZM (M3 is no longer
Believe it or not, this isn’t the first time the stock market has crashed. Sure, the coronavirus from China is a unique foe that the stock market has yet to face. But, so was the housing crisis back in 2008. So was the Dot Com Bubble back in 2000. So was the Flash Crash of 1987.The stock market beat all of those crises. It will beat the coronavirus crisis, too. So, instead of running away from the markets during this time, history actually says that now is the time to look for stocks to buy.And what better place to find strong stocks to buy than in the group of stocks that survived the 1987, 2000 and 2008 crashes?InvestorPlace – Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsThese are what I call “survivor stocks.” They’ve been around the block around a few times. Stock market crashes. Economic recessions. They’ve